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Virtual Town Halls

Past Virtual Town Halls

Racial & Social Justice Department Community Forum

March 31, 2022, 6 p.m.

Video

Forum: Somerville ARPA Funding Process

March 29, 2022, 6 p.m.

Video (English)
Video (Español)

Business Town Hall with Mayor Curtatone, Mayor-elect Katjana Ballantyne & the COVID-19 Response Team

December 28, 2021, 3:00 p.m. 

Video

Mayor Curtatone's Farewell Address

December 20, 2021, 6:00 p.m. 

Video

FY22 Community Preservation Act Public Hearing

October 27, 2021, 6:30 p.m. 

Details

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding Forum

October 27, 2021, 7 - 8:30 p.m. 

Details

Town Hall With Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone

October 28, 2021, 6 - 8 p.m. 

Video

Supervised Consumption Site Town Hall

8/12/21

Video

Supervised Consumption Site Town Hall

7/22/21

Video

Supervised Consumption Site Town Hall

7/13/21

Video

Supervised Consumption Site Town Hall

6/10/21

Video

Brown School Town Hall 2/23/21

COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A

2/22/21

Video

Schools Reopening Town Hall

1/26/21

Video

City's Presentation Slides

Arts Community Town Hall: Discussing Updates on SAC Grant Programs, Reopening Plans, and Cultural Plan Progress 

12/8/20

Video

Schools Reopening Town Hall

10/29/20

Video

City's Presentation Slides

Arts Community Town Hall: Discussing What's Included in Somerville’s Cultural Plan

October 28, 6:30-8 p.m.

Video

ResiStat Meeting: Mental Health & Wellness

October 28, 6-7:30 p.m.

Video

Temporary Protected Status Presentation (Nepal) October 19, 4 p.m.
Temporary Protected Status Presentation (Haiti)

October 15, 6 p.m.

Temporary Protected Status Presentation (El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua)

October 15, 4 p.m.

ResiStat Meeting: Housing During COVID-19

October 15, 6-7:30 p.m.

City's Presentation Slides

Schools Reopening Town Hall

September 21, 5:30-7 p.m.

Video

City's Presentation Slides

Dr. Scarpino's Presentation Slides

Arts Community Town Hall

September 15, 6:30-8 p.m.

Video

School Planning Town Halls: Introduction to Planning Efforts and Discussion (Multilingual)

August 5, 5-6:25 p.m.

Video

Q&A

School Planning Town Halls: Introduction to Planning Efforts and Discussion (English)

July 29, 6:30-8 p.m.

Video

Race and Equity in Policing

June 27, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Video

Youth (teens and high school students)

June 11, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Seniors

May 12, 7-8 p.m.

Video

Spanish Speakers

May 13, 7-8 p.m.

Video

General Public

May 19, 7-8 p.m.

Video

Parents

May 21, 7-8 p.m.

Video

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If you’re unable to attend live, no worries. You can watch the event later on City YouTube or City Cable TV.

ADA Accommodations: 

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact Nency Salamoun in advance, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or NSalamoun@somervillema.gov.

Panel Discussions

Past Panel Discussions


Virtual & Call-In Panel Discussion On Keeping Our Kids Safe and the COVID-19 Vaccine - June 29, 2021

Una sesión informativa sobre la vacuna COVID-19 con la Alcaldía de Somerville, las escuelas públicas, The Welcome Project, y la Dra. Kathe Miller de Cambridge Health Alliance.


COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A (Spanish) - April 21, 2021

Una sesión informativa sobre la vacuna COVID-19 con la Alcaldía de Somerville, las escuelas públicas, The Welcome Project, y la Dra. Kathe Miller de Cambridge Health Alliance.


COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A - April 14, 2021

Somerville residents and workers were invited to join a virtual (online and phone) COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A hosted by the Somerville Health and Human Services Department and the Cambridge Health Alliance on Wednesday, April 14 at 7 p.m.

During the virtual event, a panel including health care providers and Health and Human Services staff, provided information about the COVID-19 vaccines including how they work, vaccine safety and efficacy, what to expect when getting your COVID-19 vaccine, and when and how to get a vaccine. Participants also had the opportunity to ask the panel questions about the vaccines.


Civilian Oversight of Police: First Community Meeting -  March 24, 2021

On March 24, 2021, the Somerville City Council held the first public information session on establishing a community process for civilian oversight of police. The meeting was held via Zoom, with live interpretation provided in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Nepali, and Vietnamese. You can watch a video recording of the meeting below.


Structural Racism Discussion with Rep. Pressley, D.A. Rollins, & Other Leaders - June 23, 2020

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, D.A. Rachael Rollins, and other regional and community leaders took part in a Panel Discussion on Structural Racism hosted by the City of Somerville on Tuesday, June 23, at 10:30 a.m. Byron Barnett of WHDH TV 7 News facilitated the panel, which also included Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins, Framingham Mayor Yvonne Spicer, Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone, Somerville City Councilor At-Large Will Mbah, Ward 4 School Committee Member Andre Green, and Somerville High School Black Student Union President Floreisha Bastien. 

The discussion focused on how structural racism impacts health, public safety, education, jobs, housing, and other aspects of our society and communities. Panelists took on the questions of ‘Where do we go from here and how can everyone be an ally?’

More Virtual Events & Meetings

 

Mon, 05/23/2022 - 6:00pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Condominium Review Board will be conducted via remote participation.
Wed, 05/25/2022 - 12:00pm
This 45-minute session via Zoom will treat you to a playlist of diverse musical offerings: a little jazz, some "oldies but goodies," a smidgen of classical, a dip into barbershop, a trip to Broadway. The music is taped but the experience is live. Your guide is Somerville Resident, Laura Zoll, trained as a medieval musicologist and with a life-long love of all things musical.
Tue, 06/14/2022 - 7:00pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Somerville Commission for Women will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details.
Thu, 06/16/2022 - 6:00pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this public meeting will be conducted via remote participation.  
Thu, 06/16/2022 - 6:30pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Human Rights Commission will be conducted via remote participation.
Mon, 06/27/2022 - 6:00pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Condominium Review Board will be conducted via remote participation.
Tue, 07/12/2022 - 7:00pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Somerville Commission for Women will be conducted via remote participation. See description for details.
Thu, 07/21/2022 - 6:00pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this public meeting will be conducted via remote participation.  
Thu, 07/21/2022 - 6:30pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Human Rights Commission will be conducted via remote participation.
Mon, 07/25/2022 - 6:00pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Condominium Review Board will be conducted via remote participation.

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